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Immigration: The New Third Rail
frontpagemagazine.com ^ | November 9, 2004 | Michael Reagan

Posted on 11/09/2004 3:44:38 AM PST by ovrtaxt

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Immigration: The New Third Rail
By Michael Reagan
FrontPageMagazine.com | November 9, 2004

It was the elephant in the living room and during the election nobody wanted to admit it was there, even though it represents one of the most serious threats to the future of America as we know it.

During the campaigns both parties shied away from even mentioning illegal immigration, despite the fact that it was uppermost in the minds of millions of Americans now paying the price for our government’s failure to get a grip on the scandal.

With an estimated 8 million illegal aliens now already here, thousands more are flocking across our southern borders and nobody in authority seems to have the vaguest notion of what to do about this onrushing flood inundating America’s border states.

This is an out-of-control problem which is bankrupting our infrastructure and our hospitals. In California, Nevada, Arizona and Texas, states are being bankrupted and we have to get tough on illegal immigration which is undermining the infrastructure that was erected to take care of the citizens of the United States.

Thanks to the flood of illegal aliens and the burden they are placing on this nation, American citizens are being increasingly denied the health care and the schooling they need because we are spending too much money on the illegals who, in a fit of political correctness, we are now expected to refer to with the less harsh description of "undocumented aliens."

According to a study issued in August, the Center for Immigration Studies - one of the first to estimate the impact of illegal immigration on the federal budget, based on Census Bureau data - households headed by illegal aliens used $10 billion more in government services than they paid in taxes in 2002. These figures are only for the federal government; costs at the state and local level are also likely to be significant.

The study also finds that if illegals were given amnesty, the fiscal burden at the federal level would grow to nearly $29 billion.

Among the findings:

•       Illegal alien households are estimated to use $2,700 a year more in services than they pay in taxes, creating a total fiscal burden of nearly $10.4 billion on the federal budget in 2002.

•       Among the largest federal costs: Medicaid ($2.5 billion); medical treatment for the uninsured ($2.2 billion); food assistance programs ($1.9 billion); the federal prison and court systems ($1.6 billion); and federal aid to schools ($1.4 billion).

•       If illegal aliens were “legalized” and began to pay taxes and use services like legal immigrants with the same education levels, the estimated annual fiscal deficit at the federal level would increase from $2,700 per household to nearly $7,700, for a total federal deficit of $29 billion.

•       With nearly two-thirds of illegals lacking a high school diploma, the primary reason they create a fiscal deficit is their low education levels and resulting low incomes and tax payments — not their legal status or their unwillingness to work.

•       Because many of the costs are due to their U.S.-born children, who are awarded U.S. citizenship at birth, barring illegals themselves from federal programs will not significantly reduce costs.

The election is over and it’s now time to tackle the problem and get it under control before it controls us. We have emergency rooms closing every day in California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas where they are being forced to take care of people who have absolutely no right to be here, instead of taking care of American citizens.

Our school systems and our hospitals are being bankrupted because of the increasing presence of illegal aliens swarming across our border. Over the next four years the president is going to have to get this disaster under control or those Republicans who voted for him in droves while holding their nose on the illegal immigration issue will not hold their noses two and four years from now.


Mike Reagan, the eldest son of President Ronald Reagan, is heard on more than 200 talk radio stations nationally as part of the Radio America Network.



TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Mexico; News/Current Events; US: Arizona; US: California; US: New Mexico; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; bordercontrol; bordertoterrorism; illegal; immigrantlist; immigration; laraza; michaelreagan; reconquista; southernborder
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1 posted on 11/09/2004 3:44:38 AM PST by ovrtaxt
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To: ovrtaxt
Whatever you do, Mike, don't say "wetback" on the air! Radio Station Pulls Talk Show After Ethnic Slur
2 posted on 11/09/2004 3:46:43 AM PST by ovrtaxt (Product registration is for sissies.)
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To: artsymom; RightOnline; kipita; johnb838; B4Ranch; JackelopeBreeder; Joe Hadenuf; ...

More here....


3 posted on 11/09/2004 3:51:10 AM PST by ovrtaxt (Product registration is for sissies.)
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To: ovrtaxt
Thanks to the flood of illegal aliens and the burden they are placing on this nation, American citizens are being increasingly denied the health care and the schooling they need because we are spending too much money on the illegals who, in a fit of political correctness, we are now expected to refer to with the less harsh description of "undocumented aliens."

And we wonder why our health insurance is out of reach. Between this strain on our system and malpractice lawyers, the finest health care system on earth faces a serious threat.

4 posted on 11/09/2004 3:53:49 AM PST by ovrtaxt (Product registration is for sissies.)
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To: gubamyster

ping list ping


5 posted on 11/09/2004 3:56:56 AM PST by Klickitat
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To: ovrtaxt

Earlier this year, Bush had mentioned a plan about it but the Democrats have never mentioned anything about it. I think there are two things that can be done;

1. Encourage liberal Democrats to move to Mexico.
2. Enact laws to prevent illegals from the resources they use in America.


6 posted on 11/09/2004 4:01:43 AM PST by kipita (Rebel the proletariat response to Aristocracy and Exploitation.)
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To: ovrtaxt
I've been writing Congress for over 4 years about this problem and all I get in return are these "we understand your concern....thank-you for writing". It's time for us to hold their feet over the fire and get them to do something. Here are a few organizations who are taking on the fight. Get on their email list and they will alert you when Congress is trying to pass legislation on immigration.

http://www.fairus.org
http://www.numbersusa.com
http://www.usbc.org
7 posted on 11/09/2004 4:10:00 AM PST by Ginifer
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To: ovrtaxt
Arizona's Prop 200, which requires proof of citizenship for voter registration and application for "public benefits" and require reporting illegals attempting to acquire such services is already under attack by the MSM. The LA Times had a smear editoral on it where they called it "mean-spirited" and dragged out the guilt card claiming, "Thousands have died attempting to cross the state's forbidding terrain." They also whine that it won't be applied evenly, that it's unfair because of the history of American as an immigrant nation and all the other talking points the Left and open-border fanatics spout.

On "The John Ziegler Show" (KFI 640AM, LA 10pm-1am, M-F) I heard "The Arizona Republic" did an investigative piece using an American who has Mexican residency. He attempted to register to vote, to obtain government services and so on. In nearly all cases he was immediately asked if he was a citizen and/or had the proper documentation. Can you say HYPOCRASY, Mexico?

In case it flew under the radar, Powell and five or six other members of the Cabinet have been meeting with Vincente Fox this week. Here's Google News' coverage.

8 posted on 11/09/2004 4:33:58 AM PST by newzjunkey (San Diego, Kleptocrasy by the Sea. -- VOID the Illegal Mayoral "Election")
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To: ovrtaxt

Border control is a facade, and our government is on the way to losing complete control of this to foreign hustlers and their ethnic counterparts already in America acting like the fifth column.


9 posted on 11/09/2004 4:39:20 AM PST by junta
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To: ovrtaxt

I'm not sure about the negative financial impact -- the Texas economy would crumble if all illegals suddenly disappeared overnight.


10 posted on 11/09/2004 6:37:27 AM PST by DallasMike
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To: ovrtaxt

it is only "the finest healthcare system on earth" if you can afford it. Otherwise, it does not exist.


11 posted on 11/09/2004 7:38:16 AM PST by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: DallasMike

it would crumble for a day....until employers found out that they would have to pay their workers on the books and the "going rate"...yes, they would have to raise prices...but things would work out well for AMERICANS in the long run.

Illegals are a DRAG on the taxpayers of the US.


12 posted on 11/09/2004 7:40:45 AM PST by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: taxed2death
Actually, because fake IDs are so easy to come by, the vast majority of employers really do pay illegals the going rate. Places like McDonalds or Burger King are huge employers of illegal aliens. They try to weed out the illegals but there would be you-know-what to pay in lawsuits if they super-scrutinized Hispanics without super-scrutinizing everyone. Then then there's the problem of illegals who come here and have babies. Anyone born in the US is automatically a US citizen. Do we deport mom and then stick the kids in an orphanage?

The best long-term answer is to tightly control our borders but the problem of existing illegals is much more complex. I don't have a good, easy answer -- and I don't support amnesty programs either.

13 posted on 11/09/2004 8:12:42 AM PST by DallasMike
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To: taxed2death

In post 13 I should have said something like the "employers of the largest numbers of illegals" rather than the "vast amount of employers." Mom-and-pop businesses often don't care who they hire but major employers do care -- yet they still end up hiring high percentages of illegals.


14 posted on 11/09/2004 8:18:05 AM PST by DallasMike
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 4.1O dana super trac pak; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
Click to see other threads related to illegal aliens in America
Click to FR-mail me for addition or removal

15 posted on 11/09/2004 8:20:00 AM PST by HiJinx (Support Our Troops ~ www.ProudPatriots.com)
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To: DallasMike

The easy answer is to end all these benefits they get paid for by US taxpayers. Give them 6 months to get their affairs in order and when the $ stop they either work or go home. Isn't that what we're told any way?....."all they want to do is come here and work". Also, I can just imagine the welfare fraud is out of control, especially in places like Dallas and Houston with the use of multiple ID's. Any more, when police are looking for an illegal they announced their given name plus all the aliases they go by.


16 posted on 11/09/2004 8:21:40 AM PST by american spirit
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To: DallasMike
One thing to require first - any proposal ought to be first applied to its advocates, then to the target illegal immigrants.

For example, requiring solid proof of citizenship before interacing with the government. Let's see how long the lines get at the DMV then.

17 posted on 11/09/2004 8:34:51 AM PST by Chemist_Geek ("Drill, R&D, and conserve" should be our watchwords! Energy independence for America!)
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To: ovrtaxt

Stuff your PC BS!

They were wetbacks 60 years ago and are still wetbacks today.


18 posted on 11/09/2004 8:41:57 AM PST by dalereed
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To: DallasMike

My belief is that it doesn't matter if it's mom & pop store or a large fast food chain, if a business thinks it can get away with paying "minimal wages" to employees knowing full well the taxpayers will be socked with the rest of their living expenses for food, medical, etc. the result will continued loss of jobs for Americans, depressing of wages overall and more new welfare cases......hardly a recipe for a vibrant economy.

Add to that the fact that many employers now can EVADE numerous state and federal payroll taxes thus shifting more of the burden onto those businesses still trying to do it the right way. To insult to injury do we see a real savings on goods and services? Of course not, builders in Tx. have been using illegals for years, saving all kinds of $ on wages and taxes yet have prices on new homes stabilized at all?.....I think not. When we think about it......how really stupid is it to spend billions of our tax $ on people who nothing about this country then turn around and borrow billions to spend on our own infrastructure (schools, roads, etc.)?.....thus putting our children in the position of having to deal with unfathomable levels of public debt in the future.


19 posted on 11/09/2004 8:46:21 AM PST by american spirit
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To: ovrtaxt

BTTT


20 posted on 11/09/2004 8:50:13 AM PST by spodefly (I've posted nothing but BTTT over 1000 times!!!)
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To: spodefly

bttt


21 posted on 11/09/2004 9:03:08 AM PST by Travis McGee (----- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com -----)
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To: DallasMike

No, we deport mom and baby.


22 posted on 11/09/2004 9:09:28 AM PST by dljordan
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To: DallasMike

You don't have to ban immigrant labor. You simply have to document, control, and regularize it.

We had a program (Bracero program) for doing this up until the labor unions were able to persuade the Congress to end it in the 60s.


23 posted on 11/09/2004 9:39:18 AM PST by wildbill
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To: ovrtaxt

We passed Proposition 200 here in Arizona last tuesday. It requires everyone to have appropriate ID to vote, get medical care (other than emergency), or get any benefits from the government. We will have to wait and see if any Clintoon-appointed judges overturns the will of the people here.


24 posted on 11/09/2004 9:43:57 AM PST by Mogollon
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To: Ginifer
I've been writing Congress for over 4 years about this problem and all I get in return are these "we understand your concern....thank-you for writing".

Same here, they send their little form letters out, then continue with their personal agenda. With thousands streaming over the border daily, "homeland security" is a joke on America.

25 posted on 11/09/2004 10:30:10 AM PST by janetgreen (NO AMNESTY, NO "GUESTWORKERS" - WE HAVE ENOUGH ALREADY)
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To: ovrtaxt
Didn't seem to be the "Third Rail" in AZ. Hope it gets to the 9th Circuit and SCUSA, where a favorable will open the gates for CA to again vote in such a rule.
26 posted on 11/09/2004 10:48:12 AM PST by Mike Darancette (Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.)
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To: All

Good article but its nothing new. Do people like Michael not realize what is going on here? He is "in the know", I would figure he would understand the situation and why nothing is being done about it. Like I always say, take a look at the FTAA and there is you're answer. Why else would BOTH parties pay NO attention to a MAJOR issue during an election?? FTAA. Simple as that. New world order is much bigger than what we as citizens think.

People like Tom Tancredo and Mike Savage have been SCREAMING about this for years and still most people are too busy yapping on their cell phones or shopping to care...
so it is.


27 posted on 11/09/2004 11:17:13 AM PST by Liberalism=MentalDisorder
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To: ovrtaxt
Border control?


28 posted on 11/09/2004 1:31:56 PM PST by newzjunkey (San Diego, Kleptocrasy by the Sea. -- VOID the Illegal Mayoral "Election")
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To: ovrtaxt; All

Powell is in Mexico giving the big speech that he/they/them plans on giving 10 million illegals the path to legal residency. They sure didn't waste any time, did they?. We have to hammer some congressmen big time. Nah....this isn't amnesty...not much.

Latest www.cnn.com/lou Lou Dobbs poll

Do you agree with Secretary of State Colin Powell that millions of illegal aliens in the United States should be given legal status?

Yes 10% 335 votes

No 90% 2868 votes

Total: 3203 votes


29 posted on 11/09/2004 4:48:35 PM PST by AuntB (Most provisional ballots are from voters not eligible to vote!!! Ask a poll worker!)
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To: american spirit; HiJinx

Powell is in Mexico giving the big speech that he/they/them plans on giving 10 million illegals the path to legal residency. They sure didn't waste any time, did they?. We have to hammer some congressmen big time. Nah....this isn't amnesty...not much.

Latest www.cnn.com/lou Lou Dobbs poll

Do you agree with Secretary of State Colin Powell that millions of illegal aliens in the United States should be given legal status?

Yes 10% 335 votes

No 90% 2868 votes

Total: 3203 votes


30 posted on 11/09/2004 4:50:11 PM PST by AuntB (Most provisional ballots are from voters not eligible to vote!!! Ask a poll worker!)
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To: Mudboy Slim; Jeff Head; nunya bidness; SierraWasp; backhoe; 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub; JohnHuang2; ..

Powell is in Mexico giving the big speech that he/they/them plans on giving 10 million illegals the path to legal residency. They sure didn't waste any time, did they?. We have to hammer some congressmen big time. Nah....this isn't amnesty...not much.

Latest www.cnn.com/lou Lou Dobbs poll

Do you agree with Secretary of State Colin Powell that millions of illegal aliens in the United States should be given legal status?

Yes 10% 335 votes

No 90% 2868 votes

Total: 3203 votes


31 posted on 11/09/2004 4:54:23 PM PST by AuntB (Most provisional ballots are from voters not eligible to vote!!! Ask a poll worker!)
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To: ovrtaxt

Close the border. How freaking tough is it to get that???
Besides if the fools die trying, well, it's their lives they are throwing away. WE live here! WE should be able to make the rules RIGHT??? We the Majority, yea you liberal weenies, WE dont' want the illegals. So OUT they should go!

IMHO


32 posted on 11/09/2004 5:00:37 PM PST by Danae (Kill Terrorists. Negotiation is a waste of breath.)
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To: Ginifer

Same here.. actually the only response I get is from Trent Franks -- but I think he's in favor -- I KNOW McCain is and Kyle always votes against -- Doesn't Kyle look better all the time?????


33 posted on 11/09/2004 5:03:48 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: AuntB; SierraWasp; B4Ranch; The Sailor; grace522; kjfine; USAF_TSgt; darkwing104; txradioguy; ...

Do you agree with Secretary of State Colin Powell that millions of illegal aliens in the United States should be given legal status?

FReep this poll

http://www.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/lou.dobbs.tonight/


34 posted on 11/09/2004 5:05:05 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hanoi Kerry lied in 1971 and still lies today! But who cares what a "war criminal" like me thinks.)
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To: janetgreen

Maybe it's time to push petitions in other states (besides Arizona) like the Gay Marriage petitions on so many election ballots this time. John and Ken in California have been all over it -- but obviously the voters didn't listen when push came to shove. We need to run STRONG Republican candidates against weak Republican Candidates in 06 and 08.


35 posted on 11/09/2004 5:06:41 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: ovrtaxt

I use it all the time.

And I'm Hispanic.


36 posted on 11/09/2004 5:07:14 PM PST by StoneColdGOP (She calls me *Mini-Merc*)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

You are a class act, Tonk. And a man of his word. (Hugs!)


37 posted on 11/09/2004 5:09:29 PM PST by AuntB (Most provisional ballots are from voters not eligible to vote!!! Ask a poll worker!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; AuntB

Poll ~ Bump!


38 posted on 11/09/2004 5:14:23 PM PST by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: dalereed
Stuff your PC BS!

Me? You saying that to me? I'm the one who posted that other article!

39 posted on 11/09/2004 5:17:11 PM PST by ovrtaxt (Product registration is for sissies.)
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To: ovrtaxt

If the RNC gives Specter the committee chair then I will never gove them a penny again. I gave a lot of pennies.

NumbersUSA.com and Tom Tancredo's new border control PAC and maybe the NRA will get my money. I dropped the Club For GRowth because they are Open Borders.


40 posted on 11/09/2004 5:19:18 PM PST by FrankRepublican (Moveon.org = criminal thugs)
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To: StoneColdGOP

Me too.


41 posted on 11/09/2004 5:21:03 PM PST by ovrtaxt (Product registration is for sissies.)
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To: Mogollon
We passed Proposition 200 here in Arizona last tuesday.

Well --- you know Vicente Fox has just condemned the American voters who voted for these kinds of initiatives and demands they be scrapped. For some reason he believes he has far greater say than the lowly American people he despises so much. In his eyes the average American is just as pathetic as the average Mexican he wishes to rid his country of.

42 posted on 11/09/2004 5:21:16 PM PST by FITZ
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To: FrankRepublican; All

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1274760/posts?page=2#2

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43 posted on 11/09/2004 5:22:13 PM PST by AuntB (Most provisional ballots are from voters not eligible to vote!!! Ask a poll worker!)
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To: wildbill
We had a program (Bracero program) for doing this up until the labor unions were able to persuade the Congress to end it in the 60s.

Yeah --- well WHICH labor union??? The hispanic United Farm Workers Union and Cesar Chavez. You can't really blame them because they knew that unlimited immigration was just to keep their wages dirt low. Wages and benefits only go up when there is a demand and competition for labor --- or by labor unions and strikes.

44 posted on 11/09/2004 5:24:42 PM PST by FITZ
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To: DallasMike

How many of those illegals have private health insurance --- who pays for the costs of their maternity stays and free schools for their kids? Not many illegals come over with an ability to pay their own way here nor are they paid enough that they can pay their own hospital costs and education costs.


45 posted on 11/09/2004 5:27:03 PM PST by FITZ
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To: ovrtaxt
I read where they said that law enforcement could not find all the illegals here. It just was not possible. I wonder if they could find 10 million pi$$ed off non-paying taxpayers? And if they found that many what would they do with them? It's time for the people to stand up and say enough. They go against our constitution when they spend our money on the illegals.

And the MSM is right. I am mean-spirited and damn proud of it.
46 posted on 11/09/2004 5:31:40 PM PST by georgiabelle
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To: Danae
How do you close something that looks like this?
47 posted on 11/09/2004 5:32:44 PM PST by newzjunkey (San Diego, Kleptocrasy by the Sea. -- VOID the Illegal Mayoral "Election")
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To: georgiabelle

They don't need to find them all. They just need to prosecute the employers that give these people a reason to be here. Then, they need to change the law that makes every individual born here an automatic citizen.

Problem solved.


48 posted on 11/09/2004 5:35:01 PM PST by ovrtaxt (Product registration is for sissies.)
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To: ovrtaxt

Do you agree with Secretary of State Colin Powell that millions of illegal aliens in the United States should be given legal status?

FReep this poll

http://www.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/lou.dobbs.tonight/


49 posted on 11/09/2004 5:38:34 PM PST by AuntB (Most provisional ballots are from voters not eligible to vote!!! Ask a poll worker!)
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To: AuntB

11% in agreement? WOW!


50 posted on 11/09/2004 5:42:42 PM PST by ovrtaxt (Product registration is for sissies.)
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